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August 8, 2022

Introducing Dalla Costa

Pastas that are Full of Flavor, but Free of Gluten  Dalla Costa is an Italian pasta maker and like the others on our shelves, committed to the traditional methods of pasta making with high-quality wheat, bronze dies, and slow drying times.  They are attentive to new trends and take pride in their ability to meet […]

August 8, 2022

Introducing Filotea

One of our favorite pasta makers Filotea is located in the Marche region of eastern Italy, between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic Sea. They are a small company, dedicated to the preservation of the Marche history and craftsmanship of pasta making. In addition to making pasta to sell around the world, they also operate […]

August 4, 2022

Introducing Mancini Pastificio Agricolo

A Pasta Maker with Thoughtful Agricultural Practices Mancini Pastificio Agricolo makes their pasta in a wood, glass, and concrete factory located in the middle of one of their wheat fields. It was designed to be integrated into the landscape of the farm–to be a symbol of how the most advanced technology and tradition can combine […]

August 4, 2022

Introducing Pastificio Caponi

An Italian Pasta Maker We Love Located in Pontedera Tuscany, Pastificio Caponi has been making handmade dried egg pasta since 1953. Committed to this tradition of manual processing, but also looking to evolve and meet the needs of their customers, we were thrilled when Pastificio Caponi started making a high-quality, gluten-free pasta with corn and […]

August 4, 2022

Introducing Rustichella d’Abruzzo

A Traditional Italian Pasta Maker Rustichella d’Abruzzo started in 1924 and remains committed to the ancient traditions of Italian pasta making–good quality semolina wheat, bronze dies, and a slow drying process.  The Wheat Rustichella uses multiple different types of wheat, including heirloom and organic varieties. You will find some of the Rustichella varieties labeled “Senatore […]

August 4, 2022

Introducing Pastificio Gentile

One of our favorite pasta makers Pastificio Gentile was founded in 1876 in the town of Gragnano, and has been run by the Zampino family since the 1980s. It is one of the historic artisan factories that have made the city of Gragnano famous for its pasta. We love their pasta for the commitment to […]